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GCHD: County clinic patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis

People who received dental procedures at two Galveston County clinics were potentially exposed to infectious diseases because of infection control failures, the Galveston County Health District said in a press release. Read more

Local News

Emergency services, drainage are issues in commissioners race

Commissioner Dee Ann Haney, Commissioner Bruce Clawson and Commissioner Phil Roberts, who holds the District 2 seat, are compeiting for two at-large seats in the May 5 election.

Residents brimming with flood-control questions

Disgruntled residents peppered officials with questions and comments Thursday evening during a crowded city presentation about flooding in the Bayridge subdivision.

Report: After Ike, labor pool priced out of isle housing

Cities seeking to rebuild their housing stock lost during Hurricane Harvey should use Galveston as a lesson of what not to do, according to a new report released this month by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Local Sports

Drum appear in normal pattern despite bitter-cold winter

The weekend is shaping up to be a good one for fishing if the wind does not kick up. Two big black drum fishing tournaments are taking plac…

Gators trio continues powerlifting program’s successful tradition

A trio of Dickinson powerlifters will be among hundreds from across the state looking to take home a medal at the state powerlifting meet Saturday in Abilene.

Work ethic pushes La Marque athlete to state powerlifting meet

Fueled by an indomitable work ethic, La Marque junior Russell Pickney has pushed himself all the way to the state championships in the sport of powerlifting.


Seeking Wave Watchers for busy summer season

Spring break ended up being very “spring break-ish.” The weather ended up being absolutely perfect and last weekend the beaches were full. …

Spring break breaks out

In case you didn’t notice, spring break on the island is back — and potentially in a big way.

Help recognize National Crime Victims' Rights Week

Every April, the Office of Victims of Crime helps lead communities throughout the country in its annual observances of National Crime Victi…

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